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Acute calculous cholecystitis

Vojta LRV - MedPix (2005)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Acute calculous cholecystitis

History: 77 year-old man with right upper quadrant pain and microhematuria.

Findings: Non-contrast axial CT shows enlarged gall bladder with heterogenous attenuation. Contrast CT shows multiple septations within the body of the gall bladder. Right upper quadrant ultrasound shows thickened gall bladder wall with a shadowing stone.

Ddx: For CT findings: Acute calculous cholecystitis Acute acalculous cholecystitis Chronic cholecystitis (cholesteroloses) Gall bladder carcinoma

Dxhow: Ultrasound

Exam: Physical exam and labs were normal.showed right sided abdominal pain. CBC was normal. Urinalysis showed microhematuria.

No MeSH data available.


Axial CT of abdomen shows shows a markedly thickened (>3 mm) and gallbladder wall. The known calculus at the gallbladder neck is not visualized.
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MPX2131_synpic27159: Axial CT of abdomen shows shows a markedly thickened (>3 mm) and gallbladder wall. The known calculus at the gallbladder neck is not visualized.


Acute calculous cholecystitis

Vojta LRV - MedPix (2005)

Axial CT of abdomen shows shows a markedly thickened (>3 mm) and gallbladder wall. The known calculus at the gallbladder neck is not visualized.
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MPX2131_synpic27159: Axial CT of abdomen shows shows a markedly thickened (>3 mm) and gallbladder wall. The known calculus at the gallbladder neck is not visualized.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Acute calculous cholecystitis

History: 77 year-old man with right upper quadrant pain and microhematuria.

Findings: Non-contrast axial CT shows enlarged gall bladder with heterogenous attenuation. Contrast CT shows multiple septations within the body of the gall bladder. Right upper quadrant ultrasound shows thickened gall bladder wall with a shadowing stone.

Ddx: For CT findings: Acute calculous cholecystitis Acute acalculous cholecystitis Chronic cholecystitis (cholesteroloses) Gall bladder carcinoma

Dxhow: Ultrasound

Exam: Physical exam and labs were normal.showed right sided abdominal pain. CBC was normal. Urinalysis showed microhematuria.

No MeSH data available.